Frequently Asked Questions

 

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What causes tooth loss? Toothpaste for children: when should we begin using it and how much should we use? What Causes Tooth Decay? How can Tooth Decay be prevented? What Causes Periodontal disease? How many times a day should I brush my teeth? How long should I brush my teeth? How often should I change my toothbrush? What is the best toothpaste to use? Which is better: a manual toothbrush or an electric one? My gums bleed when I brush my teeth. Why is this? I am really unhappy with the colour of my teeth, what can be done about this? I have a wisdom tooth coming through, does this need to come out? I get a lot of mouth ulcers, why is this? I suffer from bad breath, what can be done about this? My dentist has recommended I wear a mouth guard at night, why? I have very sensitive teeth, is this something to worry about? Although I brush and floss everyday, I often seem to need fillings, why is this?